How Pets can Improve your Health

Animals make people feel good but more than that, your pet can actually help you stay healthy. There are so many ways in which a pet can enhance a pet owner’s health.

Forget Stressforget stress

  • Pets are natural stress relievers. As you stroke your furry friend a feeling of well being ensues and stress seems to disappear. There is actually a physical change taking place in your body.
  • Tests have shown that having a pet can help keep the blood pressure at acceptable levels. The same is true of children with hypertension. Pet owners have a lower risk of dying from heart failure than those who don’t.
  • Therapists have been known to recommend having a pet as a way of dealing with depression.

Remain FitRemain fit with pets

Of course pet owners who exercise regularly will obviously be more physically fit than those who don’t exercise. It is very important to remember that walking helps maintain healthy joints and this in itself could prevent osteoporosis in later life.

DOGA!

  • Have you participated in DOGA that is yoga for pets and pet owners?
  • Researchers say that a cat may have a more calming on their owners than any other animal.
  • Cats often become the focus of their owner’s interest and this helps them forget other stresses and worries.

Read My Post about How to Keep your pets Calm when they are Stressed

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Cats and Kittens, Grab your Mittens! Keep Them Healthy with Mineral Spray

There are dog people and there are cat people. While a dog provides unadulterated and unconditional love, and is easy to command loyalty from, cats are the diametric opposite. You have to have that special “charisma” to get their attention. Cats are more about personality and panache. The only instance where they will seek your attention is when it’s time to be fed. Regardless of all that personality and what the general perception about your feline friends may be, cats can use all the care they can get. There are a variety of different nutritional supplements available for cats in different forms. Continue reading